|Diane Africk - 11-July-2007 - Katrina's Jewish Voices - Jewish Women's Archive|
An Oral History narrated by Diane Africk in New Orleans, LA, on July 11, 2007, conducted by Rosalind Hinton for a joint project by the Jewish Women's Archive partnered with the Goldring/Woldenberg Institute of Southern Jewish Life (ISJL) to capture the voices and experiences of members of the Jewish communities of New Orleans and the Gulf Coast communities during Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath...
Keywords: Jewish Women's Archive; Institute of Southern Jewish Life; Oral History; Diane Africk; Rosalind Hinton; Hurricane Katrina; New Orleans; pediatric neurology; Charity Hospital; Oschner Hospital; Tulane University; natural disasters; evacuation; urban planning; rebuilding New Orleans; Judaism; spirituality; motherhood; divorce
|Janet Krane - 2-Nov-2006 - Katrina's Jewish Voices - Jewish Women's Archive|
Janet Krane, an administrator at the Cancer Center of Memorial Hospital and a former hospital COO, was interviewed by Rosalind Hinton on November 2, 2006. Raised a Southern Baptist, she married a Jewish doctor and has three children. After moving to New Orleans in 1984, she became very involved in the Jewish community and converted. The interview focuses on her experience staying in the Tenet-owned Memorial Hospital after the hurricane hit, and the gross failure of outside help needed to e...
Keywords: Southern Baptists; Jewish holiday observance; Jewish communities; Memorial Hospital; JCC; Jewish Community Center; National Guard; State Police; looting; Tenet Healthcare Corporation; DynCorp; nephrologists; Hurricane Katrina evacuations; Anna Pou; stem cell preservation; University of Michigan; Lindy Boggs Medical Center; Jewish conversion; Woldenburg Village; Shabbat; High Holy Days; evacuation; Tulane University; rebuilding New Orleans; Jewish Women's Archive; Institute of Southern Jewish Life; Oral History; Rosalind Hinton